Isis Nyong’o


Media & Technology Entrepreneur

Isis Nyong’o is a Kenyan American media and technology leader in Africa. She is the founder and CEO of Mums Village- an online community that

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  • Moderators and MC's
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Catherine Mahugu


Techpreneur l Professional Speaker

Catherine Mahugu is an award-winning seasoned entrepreneur, keynote speaker, sustainable luxury enthusiast, changemaker, youth empowerment

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Mike Macharia


Founder & Group CEO - SevenSeas Technologies (SST) Group

Mike Macharia, 41, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and the founder and CEO of Seven Seas Technologies (SST) Group, which he started as a

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Eleni Gabre-Madhin


CEO, eleni LLC

Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin is CEO and Founder of blueMoon, Ethiopia’s first youth agribusiness incubator and seed investing platform. She is also

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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu


Founder & CEO of soleRebels Footwear

“ My driving passions are sharing Ethiopian cultures with the world, and finding exciting ways to keep these cultures vibrant and fully

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Erik Hersman


Leading Technologist + Innovator

“Change happens at the frontier”Erik Hersman is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who is passionate about the boundless potential of

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Jesse Moore


MD/Founder of M-Kopa

Jesse Moore is the co-founder of M-KOPA, the company that is forever altering the way people and power get connected. M-KOPA is the world’s

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Patrick E. Ngowi


Founder & CEO, Helvetic Group

 “Knowing that I spend the day saving others, is something that I am passionate about, at the end of the day, a business should always

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Bill Sellanga aka Blinky Bill


Artist, Producer & DJ

“Don’t tell me what I can or can’t do, I can change the world.”Bill Sellanga (aka Blinky Bill) is a singer-songwriter, beat maker,

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  • Solo Artists
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Joseph Mucheru


Kenyan Cabinet Secretary nominee for ICT

Joseph Mucheru MBS is the current Kenyan Cabinet Secretary nominee for ICT and the Google "Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) ambassador" as well as

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Nick Hughes


Founder of M-Kopa

Nick has been at the forefront of mobile commerce activities in emerging markets for over a decade. He is the co-founder of M-KOPA, the leading

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Tonee Ndungu


Innovation Architect

"Africa rising started in the tech space...The status quo is cracking"Tonee Ndungu is an innovation architect, techpreneur, and the founder

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